3 Broad Street, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Character Property

£395,000Guide price



01497 822522
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Beautifully presented and well-maintained 3 bedroom townhouse, with a wealth of character, generous accommodation and deceptively spacious throughout.


A delightful and characterful townhouse found in the heart of Hay-on-Wye offering generous three bedroom accommodation. This has been much improved by the current family wo have owned the property since 2001.


The Old House is found in the heart of Hay-on-Wye, an historic borders market town, famously known as The town of books for its wealth of second hand book shops as well as other individual boutiques, shops, restaurants, cafés and range of public houses and is known the world over for its annual literary festival held in the Spring each year.
Hay-on-Wye is found on the borders between Herefordshire and Powys and as a bustling market town offers an excellent range of services catering for a very busy tourist industry and local needs including dentists, medical centre, primary school, library and churches. The town nestles along the River Wye which has an abundance of wildlife and offers a range of recreational activities within the Brecon Beacons National Park also known for its excellent walking. The Black Mountains offers excellent walking and riding whilst the Offas Dyke is a popular route for walkers.


The property is entered through the bespoke front stable door and leads down into the generous entrance hall with a flagstone floor, underfloor heating, a radiator and window to the front. A door leads through to the sitting/dining room. This is a delightful room with exposed beams as well as a stone fireplace with a gas stove. The windows to the front make this a very pleasant and airy room.
Adjoining the sitting room there is a small area which has been used as a study area. A doorway leads into a kitchen which is fitted with a range of base and eye level units, a mains gas-fired Aga and a five ring gas hob with electric oven, a molded 1 ½ bowl sink with drainer and, an opening leads to the breakfast room which has a very pleasant conservatory, a large skylight and a doorway to the outside passageway, to outside storage which also has a WC and wash hand basin.
From the entrance hall a staircase leads to the first floor landing and gives access to all generously proportioned bedrooms. The main bedroom has the benefit of a recently fitted en-suite with a walk-in shower, close coupled w.c. And a wash hand basin. The main bedroom also has fitted wardrobes. The other two bedrooms are double in size with Bedroom 3 offering a generous walk-in cupboard giving ample storage and exposed timber features. The main bathroom offers a panel bath, WC and a wash hand basin.

An overall feeling of warmth and character follows one all the way through the property, the sale of which offers an opportunity to buy a wonderful townhouse within this beautiful area.

The room measurements area as follows:-

Entrance Hall 2.00m x 3.79m (6'7" x 12'5")

Sitting Room 6.19m x 6.54m (20'4" x 21'5")

Kitchen 3.00m x 4.63m (9'10" x 15'2")

Breakfast Room 3.00m x 2.22m (9'10" x 7'3")

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 3.00m x 3.80m (9'10" x 12'6")

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 2 3.77m x 4.02m (12'4" x 13'2")

Bedroom 3 3.77m x 2.72m (12'4" x 8'11")

Bathroom 2.32m x 2.83m (7'7" x 9'3")


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


We are advised that the property is connected to mains water, mains electricity gas and drainage. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested

Council Tax Band

Powys County Council Band "E".


From the centre of Hay-on-Wye via the Clock Tower proceed down Broad Street past the Three Tuns public house and the Old House is on the left, as indicated by the Agents for sale board.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands.
Contact tel: 01497 822522
Office opening hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm. Sat 9.00-1.00pm. Out of hours contact Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the ‘Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme’ and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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